Pedestrians walk past an advertisement promoting 5G mobile service at a store in London on January 28. Photo: ReutersPedestrians walk past an advertisement promoting 5G mobile service at a store in London on January 28. Photo: Reuters
Pedestrians walk past an advertisement promoting 5G mobile service at a store in London on January 28. Photo: Reuters

BT, Vodafone need 5 years to replace Huawei without ‘blackouts’

  • BT estimates that it would take ‘ideally seven’ years to swap out Huawei gear because of the practical limitations on closing streets and dispatching engineers to sites
  • Vodafone said replacing thousands of Huawei base stations and antennas across the country would cost in the lower end of ‘single-figure billions’

Topic |   Huawei
Pedestrians walk past an advertisement promoting 5G mobile service at a store in London on January 28. Photo: ReutersPedestrians walk past an advertisement promoting 5G mobile service at a store in London on January 28. Photo: Reuters
Pedestrians walk past an advertisement promoting 5G mobile service at a store in London on January 28. Photo: Reuters
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